Texas Family Code

Sec. § 160.506
Costs of Genetic Testing


(a)

Subject to the assessment of costs under Subchapter G, the cost of initial genetic testing must be advanced:

(1)

by a support enforcement agency, if the agency is providing services in the proceeding;

(2)

by the individual who made the request;

(3)

as agreed by the parties; or

(4)

as ordered by the court.

(b)

In cases in which the cost of genetic testing is advanced by the support enforcement agency, the agency may seek reimbursement from a man who is rebuttably identified as the father.
Added by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 821, Sec. 1.01, eff. June 14, 2001.
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